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1971.642.1 (RS117663)

Description

Circular mirror knobs have enamel portrait on front on white ground; transfer printed with hand painting of woman seen in profile; dark curly hair, white scarf, yellow dress; knob has copper lip and turned copper shaft terminating in screw ending.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
copper (metal)
enamel paint
hand-painted
painting (image-making)
transfer printing
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Copper
copper (metal)
Enamel
enamel paint
figure- and animal-derived motifs
hand-painted
Painted
painting (image-making)
TIEBACK
tiebacks (fasteners)
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Woman
women (female humans)
Dimensions
2 (H), 2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.642.1
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5282

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